Correspondence, announcements and congratulations on royal births and deaths, includes newspaper cuttings and papers relating to the contribution to the National Memorial to George V

Reference: A/D1/B7

Date: April 6th 1871 - July 31st 1954

File containing a series of messages sent by the Island to the Royal Family on occasions such as Royal births, marriages and deaths and from the Crown to the Island

Reference: B/D/A/R15/1

Date: November 1st 1932 - August 29th 1972

File containing a series of messages sent by the Island to the Royal Family on occasions such as Royal births, marriages and deaths and from the Crown to the Island

Reference: B/D/A/R15/2

Date: November 15th 1972 - August 5th 1985

Correspondence file concerning the death of King George V and accession of King Edward VIII and the abdication of King Edward VIII and accession of King George VI, includes research into proclamations of the accessions of former monarchs including Charles II and William IV

Reference: B/D/A/R15/3/1

Date: January 21st 1936 - February 20th 1937

Correspondence file concerning the death of King George VI and accession of Queen Elizabeth II

Reference: B/D/A/R15/3/2

Date: February 6th 1952 - April 21st 1952

Correspondence file concerning the George V and George VI memorials

Reference: B/D/A/R15/4/1

Date: July 11th 1938 - July 11th 1956

Official correspondence with index. Subjects include: accidents to soldiers crossing the causeway to Elizabeth Castle; registration of the Church Building Acts; Privy Council comments on the Finance Act of 1897; Prison-made Goods Act, 1897; International Copyright Act and petition by artists; royal jubilee; royal birthday; medical superintendent for asylum; resignation of George Bertram; nomination of George Balleine as Hospital chaplain; death of Prince of Battenburg; surrender of lease on Blanches Banques rifle range; certificates of origin of goods from Spain; offer to the States from War Office concerning Martello Towers; property near Mont Orgueil transferred to railway company; ecclesiastical district of Gouray; Petty Debts court; Westaway gift of painting by J H Lander; reformatory schools; precautions against the epidemic in Guernsey; Haldanes notes on the Jersey Prison Board; importation of dogs; Jersey Savings Bank; Governor's address to States; harbour rights; reorganisation of the militia; Naturalisation Act, 1898; petition of St Clement's concerning import dues; a quorum and procedure in the States; St Luke's School on an inquest into a dead child; regulations of the Jersey Railways and Tramways Ltd; Uniforms Act, 1894; Lt Governor's veto

Reference: C/A5/8

Date: January 14th 1895 - December 29th 1899

Sound recording of Iris Le Feuvre speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 29/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Le Feuvre speaks about going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the joy in the air, the Germans leaving, people going to the Underground Hospital, the dances after Liberation, the Russian prisoners, shortages, preparing her wedding trousseau, going to London on her honeymoon and seeing the bombsites, comparing London to Jersey after the war, the Insular Insurance scheme, the foot and mouth disease, televisions, the Royal wedding, the evacuees and their return, the cattles, the vegetables crop, farm work and its mechanisation, working at La Masuriers, being the first woman constable, the political reform and the elections, various shops in town, the home deliveries of various products, the district nurses, the difference in her house between then and now, the increase in tourism, the battle of flowers and the fair, the official visits of the king and queen, of Prince Edward and of field Marshall Montgomery, The Muratti, motorbike racing and various houses and persons on the race track, horse show, cattle show, going to the beaches, cinemas, the West Park Pavilion, the arrival of the street lighting in St Lawrence, the death of the king and the coronation.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/48

Date: November 29th 2004

Sound recording of Eileen Lerche-Thomsen, née Civray, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 11/10/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Lerche-Thomsen speaks about the excitement leading up to liberation day, hearing the news on crystal set, hoisting a flag, her fathers job as an electrical engineer, the soldiers arriving in Jersey and the excitement, going to school during the occupation, going to the Jersey Girl College after the occupation and taking her exams there, her involvement with the Eisteddfod and later the Green Room club, the cinema, her father putting up wallpapers in her house, her strict methodist background, going to sunday school, the opening of the shops after the occupation, going to the pool, the visit of field Marshall Montgomery, the increase of tourism, the battle of flowers, the Bouley Bay hill climb, her grandparents before, after and during the occupation, trips to London, Stratford on Avon and Paris, working at Boots during the summer and the death of the King.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/59

Date: October 11th 2004

Sound recording of Anne Perchard, née Billot, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 24/11/2004 by Geraldine des Forges for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Perchard speaks about her family situation during the occupation, hearing the news on the radio and passing it on, cycling to the Jersey College for Girls, going to town for the celebration, cattle shows after the war, making money with the tomatoes, buying a tractor, the world jersey cattle bureau, the royal visits, how the shortages did not affect them much on the farm, the work on the farm, the young farmers club and its activities, the cattle shows, the Jersey cows, the outbreak of foot and mouth disease, the farm workers who helped with the potatoes and tomatoes, the colorado beetles, the changes in the Parish life, the way of life for a farmer, the increase in tourism, the activities available for Jersey visitors, the changes in the States, the importance of milk and its production, the start of refrigeration, Elizabeth and Philips visits, seeing the coronation on Pathe news, the visit of Montgomery, the sand racing and hill climbing, setting up her compagny, her involvement with the world bureau, the sports they played at school, the fashion for long skirts, being the mascot for the Rozel Rovers, and her fathers health.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/70

Date: November 24th 2004

Sound recording of Evelyn Wells, née Griffin, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 07/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Wells speaks about life during the occupation, the german soldiers, the russian prisonners, her father unloading the Vega, her mother working at the hospital and as district nurse during the was, the fortifications in St Aubin, sabotaging and the germans equipment, the soup kitchen at St Aubin, the cleaning up after liberation, her sister wanting to escape the island, the food shortages, the rationing after liberation for a time, the slow changes and the new shops in St Aubins, her involvement in the Girl Guides, going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the visit of the King and Queen, her time at St Brelade's Central school during the occupation, working as a nanny, moving to England, meeting her husband and coming back to Jersey, working for Vivian Vivert, the traffic and life in St Helier, the tourist season, the cinemas, the battle of flower and the St Aubins fete, the International Road Race, the new St Aubins Parish Hall, the potatoes and tomatoes vans lining up at the weighbridge, the end of the construction of the catholic church in St Aubin, the death of the king and watching the coronation on television.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/81

Date: February 7th 2005

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